Meet The Team​

Dr. Stewart Mason BSc BVetMed
Dr. Stewey studied a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine in the UK before moving to Australia in 2003 with his wife Dr. Pip! 

He wanted to be a vet because he admired the biology of animals, was fascinated by their diversity, wanted to improve their wellbeing and was also up for a challenge! 
Dr. Stewey has a special interest in surgery and internal medicine and his personal interests include running (Ultra marathons that involve travel are his favourite), keeping fit, reading & looking after his 3 children; Henry, Elspeth and Bella. 

His favourite part of working for Paws Galore is the satisfaction of seeing a happy pet walk out of the clinic after successful treatment, particularly if the case was challenging.
Dr. Philippa Mason BVetMed
Dr. Pip studied a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine in the UK before moving Australia in 2003 with Dr Stewey! 

She wanted to be a vet because she always loved animals and never wanted to be anything else! She has a special interest in Neurology as well as rabbit medicine!

Her personal interests include horse riding particularly re-educating Standardbreds especially as they don't often get the best life after racing. She also enjoys Horseback Archery, reading, having fun with her 3 children; Henry, Elspeth and Bella, and looking after the growing menagerie which includes 5 cats; Eric, Pepita, Percy, Hecate & Arwen (which are all rescues), 1 rabbit Storm (also rescued), 1 fish and 3 horses; Strider, Perry and Edoras (knackery special).
Dr. Sophie Davies
Bio coming soon!
Michelle Gammon
Senior Veterinary Nurse
Michelle is a qualified Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse with many years experience including 10 years of emergency nursing. 

Her love of animals and her desire to help with the well-being of pets inspired her career in veterinary nursing.
She loves all aspects of nursing with a special interest in emergency nursing but especially enjoys hand rearing kittens.

She has 5 rescue cats, Gary (her first ever hand reared kitten), Astro, Ollie, Mierlo and Neila.

Michelle's hobbies include reading, going to music concerts, watching movies and looking after her two children Alina and Aidan.
Jessica Inwood
Veterinary Nurse
Jess has studied a Certificate II in Animal Studies, Certificate II in Stable Hand and currently completing Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing.

She has always had a love for animals and in high school she decided she wanted to learn how to help them from a medical point of view. Her special interest is surgical nursing & hand rearing animals.

Her pets include 2 Kelpies; Puppet & Chester, 1 horse; Banjo & 4 cats; Cady, Kiah, Pringles & Callie.

Her personal interests and hobbies include camping, fishing, snorkelling, 4WDing, horse riding & general exploring.

She has recently come back from maternity leave and works two days a week whilst enjoying being a mum to baby Harvey! 
Jessica LaPia
Veterinary Nurse
Jess is currently completing Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing, she has a Diploma in Equine Performance Management & is a qualified Horse Riding Instructor with Horse Safety SA.

Her vet nursing career developed through her lifelong love of animals and wanting to help them. Her special interests in the field are peadiatric nursing and surgical nursing, she also has a keen interest in wildlife.

Her menagerie of pets include 2 dogs; Diezel & Shelby, 3 horse's Finland, Jack and Denver, 6 birds most which she handraised; Petrie, Rex, Cheeko, Meep Meep, Yogi & Cocky as well as two cats Poppy & Dude and a kangaroo she raised called Vinnie.

Her personal interests and hobbies include hand rearing animals and native wildlife, horse riding - particularly competitive dressage, camping, gardening, cooking and exploring.

Katelyn Powell
Veterinary Nurse
Katelyn is a qualified certificate IV Veterinary Nurse and has also completed a Certificate II in Animal Studies and Certificate II in Racing (Stable Hand).

Katelyn wanted to be a Veterinary Nurse because of her passion for animals and their welfare. Her special interest is critical care nursing.

She has 5 cats; Pom Pom, Charka, Blossom, Luna and Katie-Kat.

Her personal interests include horse riding, pole dancing & lyra aerial hoop.

Kim Wilkinson
Veterinary Nurse
Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse.
Bio coming soon! 
Amy Thomas
​Senior Veterinary Nurse
Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse.
Bio coming soon! 
Clinic Cat
Paws has no known qualifications however she is very good at overseeing the running of the clinic from her cat scratch tower and if you are lucky enough she may even come over for a pat! 

She enjoys being a clinic cat because she gets to do whatever she wants, when she wants and how she wants.

Her special interests and hobbies include sleeping, eating and sitting in the mailing box (as pictured).